The film received support from the BAI’s Sound and Vision scheme to the tune of €500,000.
In congratulating Cartoon Saloon, Michael O’Keeffe, CEO of the BAI said: “This is a significant boost for Irish animation in general, and Cartoon Saloon and the film’s director, Tomm Moore, deserve huge congratulation. We now remain hopeful of further success on Oscar night.”
“The BAI – together with other partners – was pleased to support the making of this film and it should help in highlighting Irish film-making and animation,” he added.
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